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a young man was shot and killed at a 7-eleven. and san francisco is known for the anything goes attitude but not when it comes to public nudity. we will look at a proposal that will ban it in most places. it came early. snow in the sierra and could be more on the way. we will have more on the thanksgiving week forecast. good personing. a manhunt is underway after four robberies, a homicide and officer-involved shooting. police have arrested one man in connection with the string of crimes but are looking for a second gunman and they are anxious to track him down. nbc bay area's kimberly tere is at the 7-eleven on stevens creek boulevard the scene of the killing. >> loved ones have been here all day dropping off notes, leaving
flowers and lighting a candle and talking about the memories of their friend police announced a $10,000 reward they are the gunman still at large. police released the photo of the suspect in custody, jn thin on this wilbanks of san jose. they say he and another man were involved in four armed robberies a fatal shooting and a gun battle with police. >> anyone who is willing to take part in four armed robbery and shooting at an officer is as dang rouse as he gets. >> he they first robbed a little caesar's pizza and 15 minutes later a gas station. an hour after that a jack-in-the-box followed by a spa all within a 12-mile radius. after the robberies, police say wilbanks and a second suspect went to a store on kiwi boulevard and shot and killed a
man during an attempted carjacking. the 22-year-old victim died in the parking lot where people have left flowers and notes in his memory. their friends said that he is a good person and great friend who was in the wrong place at the wrong time and they hope police catch the second suspect and soon. san jose police were able to arrest the first suspect, 26-year-old wilbanks on friday night after a pursuit and shootout with officers. >> basically a good old fashioned gun bat until the intersection. >> reporter: during the exchange one officer is suffered minor injuries and one man was shot. wilbanks ran in to a home sending the people inside fleeing. now the focus turns to the second gunman who's on the run which makes many people we talk to in san jose uneasy. >> makes you a little concerned.
nervous because could be roaming the streets. that means they are at large and at risk and that's not good. >> you hear something tragic as to what happened with the robberies, aun yeen and shootout and you just got to be on your toes. watch out. officials released the name of an officer involved in the shootout with the suspect. bruce bartholomew who has been a san diego police officer for years and the other has not been released. police say he's been on the force ten years. one question. any idea when police will release more information on the investigation? >> reporter: we're hearing first thing tomorrow morning, diane. a press conference has been scheduled for 9:30. we expect the mayor and assistant police chief to give us up-to-date information and answer any questions from the media. >> kimberly tere reporting for us, thank you. . new information on a deadly
shooting in menlo park. police are saying the victim may have been killed during a robbery. today the victim was identified as 42-year-old kerry -- in the east bay. two people approached them. at some point shots were fired and officers found the victim in the street. witnesses saw two men wearing dark colored hooded sweatshirts running from the area. police have not released the identity of the woman but ask anyone with information to call the police department. police are not saying whether the victim was targeted or if it was a random attack a three-car accident happened 2:30 this afternoon. a 34-year-old woman died at the hospital. a 37-year-old man from the same car suffered major head injuries. no word on his condition or the condition of the others hur. some witnesses told nbc bay area that people often speed through
the area because there are very few stop lights. a fire burned a house near ocean beach in san francisco late this afternoon. three people were home at the time. all escaped unharmed. one firefighter suffered a minor injury. the fire gutted the house near gary boulevard. officials say the blaze caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. >> a lot of these homes have garages with rooms at the rear and generally a two bedroom bath upstairs. it appears to have started in the lower rear of the building. >> reporter: no word on what caused the fire. a teenager from vallejo accused in a violent sexual assault of a 65-year-old woman is set to appear in courter tomorrow. 14-year-old king is expected to be tried as an adult. he faces charges of attempted murder, assault, robbery and kidnapping. they say he kidnapped a woman on thursday from a shopping center and forced her to drive to another location, sexually
assaulted her, bound her with duct tape and dumped already on the side of the road. police say he called the victim's family and demanded ransom money which was not paid. the woman was seriously injured but is expected to recover. hundreds of people gathered to remember a woman they call a remarkable leader who died earlier this month. 83-year-old ellen fletcher was a bay area bicyclist and environmental advocate. she died november 7th after a battle with lung cancer. she was not a smoker. fletcher escaped nazi germany and lived in london and new york before settling in palo alto and developing much of her time to public service. >> my mom was an amazing woman who inspired a lot of people. she was before her time in terms of getting bicycle lanes, bicycle parking, all kinds of amenities for bicycles in palo alto and her idea spread to the rest of the bay area. >> reporter: fletcher rode her
bike frequently even in to her 80s. she also served on the pail low alto city council from '77 to '89. san francisco is a city known for its openness and tolerance, but this week city leaders are scheduled to consider a city-wide ban on public nudity. monty francis is here to explain what is behind the ban. >> reporter: good evening. a short time ago we talked to the supervisor behind the proposal and he said that neighbors and business owners are fed up with the nudist, especially here in the castro. on ghifen day you can see many of the same nudist walking an or lounging in the castro and in other parts of the city. public nudity is not against the law but there is growing intolerance for the behavior and some have taken the conflict to you tube. and they a man ordered them off
his property. supervisor who represents the castro says nudity has been flent the neighborhood but said redre rerecently people that didn't care much a few years ago are fed up with it. gay, straight, people. people without and with kids it is broad based. >> reporter: the supervisor says under his proposal a ban on parks will exend to all public areas but nudity would be permitted at events such as the gay pride celebration, beta breaker and the folsom street fair. >> when people go to a street festival or parade, you expect to see nudity. we're not trying in any way to undermine that. >> reporter: the proposal has already prompted one lawsuit filed on behalf of the city's nudist claiming a ban will violate the civil rights of those who want to take off their clothes for personal or political expression.
some of the people we talk to in the city told us they don't favor a ban. >> i feel like it has been going on so long. it doesn't really bother me when i walk it down the street. i see it and it is surprising. but if people are enjoying themselves doing it, why bother them. >> it is part of what people expect when they come to san francisco that it will have a certain vibe and character where people can express themselves and be free to do so. >> the board of supervisors is scheduled to vote on this ban proposal on tuesday. we did not see any nudists out here tonight. we attempted to contact their attorney but she did not return our calls. >> monty, any idea how much support the measure has and whether it will pass? >> the supervisor says he is cautiously optimistic the measure will pass given that last year the board did approve some regulations on nudity requiring that nudist put down a towel if they decide to sit on
public seating. so he is hopeful the measure will pass. >> thank you very much. the proposed arena for the warriors in san francisco is expected to get another round of support. the restaurant and hotel union are expected to urge the board of supervisors to give the stadium the green light. they said it appear s fiscally feasible. if the stadium wins approval, we're told the project will create more than 4,000 jobs, half of them permanent. under the pro-positive posal 25% of the work force hired would be san francisco residents. still to come, a world away from the escalating violence in the middle east, people in los angeles took action today. and southwest airlines jet made a special delivery to san diego. the story behind these four-legged passengers who are in need of a lift. also, we are going to try to get up some other days.
>> the ski resorts are coming back to life. we will take you to the opening weekend. temperatures in the 40s and 50s with a slight chance of seeing a few showers outside. especially in the north bay as we look at the satellite here. a very stormy pattern for the west coast with increasing chances of rain for your workweek. we will talk about the timing when we come back.
a massive blast as israel continued to bomb them for the sixth day. 70 people have been killed in gaza, including 11 people in one strike. three israelis have been killed, as well. meantime, representatives from both sides met separately with egyptian officials today about a truce. so far no announcement. as the violence in the middle east grows, so do tensions in california. demonstrators on both sides of the conflict held rallies in front of the federal building in los angeles and reporter ted
shin has this report. >> reporter: at one point it got ugly spilling on to will shire boulevard a centuries old firestorm ignited in the middle east. as israel continued to attack gaza in response to rocket attacks on israeli cities were which a response to the assassination of a top military leader a cycle of accusation and recrimination was playing out in front of the federal building in westwood. >> my family is there and in shelters and stressed out. the world doesn't realize this is a day-to-day reality. >> israeli and american flags stood on one side and a smaller number of pro palestinian demonstrators on the other. >> palestinians are struggling for liberation. they are struggling for equality. they are struggling for their basic human rights which are being violated again and again. >> people on both sides spoke out against the rocket attacks against israel but the pro palestinian demonstrators said it was a matter of proportion.
>> the violence is overwhelmingly from the very well-armed israeli army. hamas is a terrorist organization sponsored by iran which also sponsors al qaeda. >> willshire and veteran were shut down to make peace as middle east leaders try to do the same. >> in asia, air force one touched down in myanmar earlier today. president obama is the first sitting american president to visit that country. the obama administration strongly supports democratic reforms there. the president is meeting with myanmar's reformist president and advocates. today was the anniversary of the jonestown massacre. for the first time family members could gather at an official permanent memorial. in a brief service at oakland's evergreen ceremony, they unveiled four stone panels engraved with the names of all who kind november 18th, 1978. not everyone is happy about one
name, james jones. jones is the san francisco minister responsibility for the mass suicide in guyana. >> horrific. we lived that tragedy. my family. many people never got over it and now we have to see the insult. >> mof the survivors see the memorial as a critical step in healing. more than 400 jonestown victims are buried at ever green. it was the only cemetery in the united states to accept the bodies. for decades it was marked by one granite stone. in the aftermath of hurricane sandy vice president biden is assuring people in new jersey the federal government will not abandon them. he spent most of today touring the damage. the vice president, who spent summers a the jersey shore as a child said he understands the need to rebuild the state's beach communities. >> so as the president said we are not going anywhere, gov. we're not going anywhere and you have a home boy in the deal who
gets it. >> the four hch legged victims of hurricane sandy made their way to the west coast. they were flown in on a donated chartered southwest airlines flight chaperoned by animal rescue experts from sea world with and take on the the helen woodward animal center where they will be until they are placed in their new homes. they were set to be euthanized but now they will find new homes. with thanksgiving week here now, skiers and snow boarders are hitting the slopes. lucky for them the week storm dumped plenty of fresh powder in the sierra. richard sharp explains why the timing of the weather and the next round of snow couldn't be
better. >> reporter: it's the sound of another season. >> the snow is sticky. slowing us down but a great day to be here. >> if you go in the right places it is powder. >> reporter: it's not the right powder but the heavy stuff is what resorts need right now. >> it's good. it is winter snow. we need this wetter stuff that will stick to the rocks and give us a good base. it is perfect. >> with the snow there is a good base here and the timing of the next storm could be everything for fe holiday weekend if there is enough snow and the sun comes out, they expect huge crowds. thanksgiving is one the most important holiday weekends for the resort, not just because of the crowd. >> when you get a good thanksgiving people get excited about the winter. so thanksgiving is measuring what people are thinking about the rest of the season. right now it is looking very positive. >> trying to beat the holiday rush, some were here this weekend taking advantage of cheaper ticket prices. >> we will try to get up some
other days. >> the timing is crucial for another reason. if it brings enough snow, resorts like sugar bowl will be opening more terrain for bigger crowds. >> nice, thick snow this time of the year. gives us the ability to expand terrain. we have guys that we intend to expand terrain this week. >> more lift, more snow and more people. the resorts betting on a great holiday weekend in the sierra. >> again, that was richard sharp reporting. right now we will check in with rob. i cannot wait to get some skiing in but it will be tough to get up there. >> the next big snowstorm will come in the morning to noon hours there on wednesday. the weekend was good for the sierra. we had snow levels drop last night in to this morning. you could see the resorts, sugar bowl, boreal picked up more than foot of snow. all the resorts getting something from 48 hours of snowfall. we will see similar totals in at
the next main snowstorm on wednesday. middle of the week. another good dose of snow. outside right now not cold enough for snow in the bay area but a few sprinkles. we will show you that on the radar. mainly 50s outside, few upper 40s tomorrow morning. we should see temperatures in the mid-40s to low 50s. for the morning not much wind. we will see the wind pick up from the southeast later on tonight from five to 15 miles an hour. around the south bay we have a few light sprinkles out there, light rain around the fwrad at livermore. not too extensive and we see the outer fringe of a bigger picture storm that is slamming the northwest and the outer fringe meaning the light rain showers for the bay area tonight. you can see how the majority of the intense rain and wind is up to seattle. but in the short term our now cast hour by hour includes light
rain showers mainly for the north bay before sunrise tomorrow morning and clearing for the south bay as things warm up some. for half of the bay area and the other half deals with an increasing chance of rain. san francisco in to contra costa county monday in to tuesday chance of showers. mainly around santa rosa and shifting south as we head to tuesday afternoon. jumping to tuesday and wednesday, here's the snow maker for the sierra. midnight on wednesday morning and for the bay area here's the wettest part of the week. in to wednesday morning so the travel plans for wednesday morning you will deal with rain. in the afternoon improving conditions for the bay area and snow in the sierra. parts of the south bay in the mid-60s. few upper 60s. to the trivalley in the mid-60s for the afternoon and 67 liver more and pleasantton. cooler in the north bay more clouds an occasionally a few light rain showers some rain for
the far north bay in to tuesday morning a enthen the rain line comes through tuesday night in to the first half of wednesday and now it is looking like wednesday evening will be drying out and the snow will shut down by wednesday night. which the ski resorts will like the fresh snow and dry for thanksgiving day. patchy fog and overall nice weather heading in to eck next weekend. the big getaway day, wednesday morning rain but if you wait until the afternoon if that comes in on time looking great here and in the sierra for the thanksgiving weekend. >> all right. can't wait and looks nice for thanksgiving, too. thank you, rob. look at the fashion show fund-raiser in san francisco today. it was a fund-raiser for philippine international aid which provides funds for low-income children in the philippines to two to school. for $1550 donors can pay for an entire year of school for a child and i had the opportunity to emcee the event.
recognize him? that is former channel 2 reporter lloyd. we had a lovely time. time to check in with dave feldman of come cast sportsnet. hello, dave. >> reporter: hello, diane. another ugly day for the raiders at the coliseum. i guess we are getting used to that. hear what he had to say in the locker room after the game. sports is next. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪
good evening. the raiders were outscored 97-52 in the last two games them silver and black defense facing a bigger test today against one of the nfl's highest-scoring offenses. that's the thing. raiders hosting new orleans and hoping they could turn things around. 7-0. palmer picked by jenkins. not just a pick but a pick six. 55 yards for the score. raider downs 14-0 like that. second quarter. drew brees going deep. i mean deep and he's got lance moore. 38 yards for the touchdown.
saints win 38-17. longworth has more from the coliseum. >> in the last three dpams, oakland's defense has allowed 135 points in three straight losses. that's the most.sallowed by any team in the nfl in a three-game stretch since 2004 and the most from the silver and black since the '60s. >> frustrated they had a painful loss. we knew we had a hot team, a team on a roll and a team that is a super bowl contender comes in our place in front of our fans. we had a great crowd today. they were in to it. we let ourselves down. >> what you are talking about is consistency. that's what we have to do together. it is not just this guy over here or there, it's all three phases. special teams, defense and offense. all three coming together to play consistent for the 60 minutes. >> we are all frustrated and i
understand and appreciate that. what i will say is there is nobody that will work harder than we are to try to get it connected. >> filling in is mar sell reese who turned in another career performance on sunday accounting for 193 of the raid evers 404 total yards. >> mar sell reese had a great game. i'm proud of him. he -- we knew he could do it help is getting his chance now and doing well. >> i don't think it was anything that had to do with me. it was just guys up front helping us out and owen came in the game and played extremely well. that's just what happened. >> reporter: the raiders continue to struggle with second half adjustments anden have been outscored 123 to 34. >> raiders own mark davis met with dennis allen and reggie mckenzie after the game.
he faced the media. win or lose. we haven't been winning and the game hasn't been close the last three weeks. >> how frustrated are you at the point? i couldn't put it on a one to ten. >> i'm not happy. i will put it that way but why should i be. why should anyone in the room be? . warriors with a tough time facing oklahoma city on the road. look out below. game high 30 points for westbrook. late third quarter, kevin doesn't penetrates and finishes. first triple double. 119-109. the warriors are back in action against the mavericks. stanford moves up to eight in the bcs standing after last
night's win in oregon. notre dame and alabama are one and two respectively. back to you. >> that was a crazy game last night with stanford. you were hooting and hollering in comcast, as well, huh? >> yeah. screaming here and pretty exciting. you could hear from palo alto to san francisco. pretty nice. >> even a cal grad was rooting for stanford. thank you, dave. >> gd for you, di. appreciate that. >> absolutely. coming up the surprise cameo by new jersey's governor on last night's "saturday night live." look at what he is wearing. it's part of a joke. we will explain coming up.
poke fun at himself especially at his blue fleece jacket he wore in the aftermath of hurricane sandy and he thanked the red cross, first responders and his wife. >> is there anything while you are here that you would like to say to the people of new jersey. >> i'd like to thank some people. i'd like to thank the red cross and first responder and a special thanks to my wife who is here tonight who put up with a husband that smells like a wet fleece for the past three weeks. >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> basically fused to my skin at this point. >> i have seen you wearing suits. >> i wear them over the fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. but that's okay. it's a good fleece. >> it is a good fleece. >> stop saying things i have already said. >> all right. okay. >> all right. still to come, people are getting ready for black friday by getting in line on sunday. really? we will show you why so many people are willing to sleep outside for days for a deal.
also -- >> this is really a boost for making me continue to get up in the morning, continue to run in the rain and swim outside in the dark. >> he sweats to help others. how one man is turning triathlons in to personalized dharty work. that's next in our bay area proud exclusive. a memorial is growing in the south by the way after a man was killed in a series of crimes this weekend. one man is on the loose and should be considered dangerous. mary gonzales had a cold, she also has asthma. so she sees her allergist who has a receptionist susan, who sees that she's due for a mammogram. mary has one that day. that's when she finds out she has a tumor. she has a successful surgery and because her health provider has an amazing connected system, she has her life. i don't know what you have but i have kaiser permanente. kaiser permanente. thrive
man was shot and killed and police linked his death to a series of robbery and a shootout with police. a manhunt is underway the bay area tonight. police in san jose arrested one man in connection with the string of crimes but they are look for a second gunman and are anxious to track him down. nbc's kimberly tere has more. police released the suspect they have in custody. police say the 26-year-old and another man on the loose were involved in four armed robberies, a fatal shooting and gun battle with police.
after the robberies, police say willbank an the second suspect went to a 7-eleven and shot a man during an attempted carjacking. the 22-year-old victim died in the parking lot where people have left flowers and notes in his memory. his friends who did not want their faces shown on camera told us he is a good person and a great friend who was in the wrong place at the wrong time and they hope police catch the second suspect and soon. san jose police were able to arrest the first suspect, 26-year-old willbanks on friday night after a pursuit and shootout with officers. >> there was a good old-fashioned gun battle going on in the middle of the intersection. >> during the exchange, with one officer suffered minor injuries and one gunman was shot. both took off in the car but crashed shortly after. willbanks ran to a nearby home
sending the people inside fleeing. police arrested him. the second gunman is on the run which makes many people we talked to uneasy. >> makes you a little concerned. more nervous because if they are roaming the streets that means they are at large. and we're all at risk. that's not good. you have to be on your toes and watch out. >> officials have released the name of one of the officers involved in the shooting. he has been a san jose police officer for five years. the other officer's name is not being released but police say he's been with the force for ten years. in san jose, kimberly tere, nbc bay area news. >> new information on a deadly shooting in menlo park. police say the victim may have been killed during a robbery. today the victim was identified as 42-year-old kerry kudlup.
he was sitting in his car with a woman they have not yet identified when two people approached them. this was 6:30 last night. shots were fired and officers found kudlup lying on the street. authorities wouldn't say whether they taught it was random. there will be a lot of travel thanksgiving this holiday. according to a report by aaa, 5.5 million people are expected to travel during the four-day holiday weekend. more than last year. a live look at 880 in oakland right now. more than 4 million people are expected to travel by car. just in time for the holiday traveling, gas prices are down quite a bit. in san francisco, prices are down 72 cents from last month. in san jose down 79 cents and in oakland down 75 cents. airports are also expected to be busier this year. we are five days from black friday.
the day after thanksgiving and what is usually the busiest shopping day of the year. and some people are already camping out for those deals. it's the super bowl of retail with is 47 million shoppers expected, some already waiting on line, best buy and other stores are rehearsing for black friday. >> we have to make sure we are ready to go. >> because this year holiday sales are expected to rise just over 4%. well below last year's 5.6% gain. >> revenue is coming in short of forecast. >> reporter: with the world's largest retailer wal-mart reporting weaker than expected sales, stores are offering bigger promotions and ever earlier openening hours to get customers in the door. >> we want them to know we have hot deals on thursday. >> wal-mart, sears and toys "r" us will open as early as 8 p.m. on thanksgiving day. >> we have focus groups that say
what would be the ideal shopping time for you. as we surveyed customers over this time frame, the compelling hours were 8 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. >> i'm expecting to get a good deal and to the get something cheaper. >> not everyone is excited about the extra shopping time. >> thanksgiving day should be kept for thanksgiving day. >> while some debate whether to shop in stores, on-line sales are expected to surpass $90 billion this season. up 12% from last year. to push digital sales retailers are offering door buster deals to those who download their mobile apps or join their mailing list. sears is leading the pact and starting black friday sales today. >> some strategies include having customers buy on-line and letting them pick up in the store and hope they will buy more in the stores. >> i absolutely love black friday. >> back at best buy the countdown is on. >> appreciate everybody getting
in and making it happen. >> the black friday shopping marathon, courtney reagan, cnbc, new york. just ahead, it's the skiers and snow beards have been waiting for. we will look at the condition cans in lake tahoe and rob is back with the thanksgiving week forecast. beautiful, live picture of san francisco as we take a break.
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this is my daughter's first time in the snow. she is a san diego baby. i had to show her what life was like. >> can i have a snowball. >> we have been coming here 25 years to the ridge resort. a lot of childhood memories. skied at heavenly every year around thanksgiving. >>. >> her family has a timeshare here and have been coming here for, what, about 25 years, hon? >> 25 years or so. so this is a lot of childhood memories for her and we are trying to do the same for ours. we don't get a lot of snow in san diego. we are going to do the holiday and get snow boarding lessons.
>> we are going to hit the slopes and make some snowmen and maybe take the kids sledding. enjoy making memories. >> i love to see that snow. rob is here to tell us when we will see more of it. >> makes you want to go up there. we had some fresh snow this weekend. elevations above 6,000 feet at the major resorts. picked up a foot of snow between saturday and sunday. most of the more substantial snow came down last night as the snow level started to drop. things are looking better at the resorts and we will see the same totals repeated tuesday in to wednesday. right now, we have been watching a few widely scattered sprinkles or light rain showers an parts of the bay area on the. around the altamont pass a few sprinkles. nothing like the rain we had last night at this time. around the peninsula, you may find a few sprinkles the next
couple of hours before the lift that will cause rain will transition to the north bay. you can see last three hours on the doppler radar loop you can see a few sprinkles in the bay area. this is the outer fringe of a powerful system that will slam the pacific northwest with winds of 60 miles an hour. some of the strong winds to eureka. the north bay will see most of the action for tomorrow. you can see it in the future cast in to tomorrow morning. main ly areas of santa rosa you will see ongoing chances of seeing showers especially on tuesday. the rain line will start to drop from the north bay to the rest of the bay area by tuesday evening and tuesday night. you can see the line dropping in midnight wednesday in to wednesday morning. so for your travel plans on wednesday morning we could see a flight delays and by the afternoon, if the model runs hold this, this is pretty good. hold the pattern up for wednesday afternoon. looks like clearing for wednesday afternoon but still
more snow in the sierra. plan on that for wednesday afternoon. tomorrow around lunchtime, mid-60s as we warm up nicely for the east bay and south bay. it's a tale of two microclimates. warming to the south and ongoing shower chances in the north bay. highs in the upper 50s to mid-60s in the bay area. temperatures warming up the next two days they are the south bay and rain coming in tuesday in to wednesday. once that system goes by and drops another foot of snow in the sierra as everyone wants to check out the snow it looks good. drying conditions here and in the sierra,ing this thanksgivi through the weechblgd fog will be the only thing to slow down things. fresh snow for the sierra and half of the getaway day, second half, looks dry. >> this is so early for the resorts to open up. >> they look excited. >> very happy. ahead a try ath leigh leet's goal that is worth more than a
training for a triathlon is a huge commitment. an east bay man a has an unusual reason to run, swim and bike. it is tonight's bay area proud. on the bike johnathon rigby uses there are 24 gears. it's the rest of his life, however, where johnathon uses but a single speed. >> sucks. yeah, life. husband, father, ceo, triathlete. the way johnathon attacks life you would think there were something chasing him. in a way there is, his disease.
johnathon is a type one diabetic. >> you are constantly in fear of the diabetes i don't mind admitting so you have to take control of it. >> reporter: and training for triathlons, sometimes as much as 16 hours a week, is one way that johnathon has learned to control his. he has since successfully finished 11 triathlons, successfully transformed himself in to a role model. >> if you try hard, you can actually overcome this condition and you can prevent it overcoming you. >> reporter: still johnathon has an urge to do more. after completing this year's ironman uk, johnathon went in search of what it was. at the end of that search was a 6-year-old girl. >> watch where you put your feet. >> reporter: kylie is also a type one diabetic. like others with her condition,
kylie was looking at five to six insulin injections a day as far as her little eyes could see. >> ready? >> johnathon, however, saw a way around it. he used spahn soarship money to give to kiely something her family couldn't afford, her insurance company declined to pay for. it is called an omnipod the first tubeless insulin pump. >> it's amazing. how do you say thank you to somebody that gave your child that you couldn't give them? >> reporter: kylie and johnathon have seen each over a number of times since his donation and will likely see each other more. >> this is a boost to help me to continue to get up in the morning and run in the rain and swim outside in the dark. knowing that i can help to raise some money and help other children like kylie. >> reporter: two people brought together by a disease, bonded for life by a desire to giback.
three astronauts returned to earth. they land after spending four months on the space station. another three remain on board including one american. since the space shuttle fleet retired last year, russia transports astronauts to and from the space station. finally tonight, hundreds of people lined up for a free turkey today as two nfl stars gave back to their community in the east bay. the families of seattle seahawks
running back mar shawn lynch and his cousin josh johnson held their sixth annual turkey drive. the football stars grew up in oakland and lynch played for cal. the turkeys were given out at oakland tech high school. >> this is something we do to give back. it makes a lot of families have hope that there is somebody out there that cares. i know this is a caring world we live in and we should take care of the people that are not as fortunate as ourselves. so it is a good thing. >> organizers say this was the biggest turn out ever helping 385 families. very nice. we have thanksgiving coming up on thursday. you are promising no rain, right? >> it's looking better. even better as we get to thanksgiving. here's the deal, though, on wednesday, big travel for most. i think the morning until lunchtime is when we will see the main part of the next system in.
the rain shifting south tuesday in to morning but wednesday afternoon the bay area looks good. things clearing out. thursday and friday also looking nice. >> maybe football games on thursday morning will be muddy. >> perfect for football. >> agrie. the chris matthews show is up next. have a good night.